(CNN) - A bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination could be in Rick Perry's future, the Texas governor told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Friday.
"Our legislature will be leaving in approximately 55 days," Perry said on "The Situation Room," adding that "at that particular point in time, I'll sit down with friends and family and make a decision about 2016."
"So you're obviously open to that notion?" Blitzer asked
"Indeed," was the Republican governor's response.
Perry made a bid for the 2012 GOP nomination, but his candidacy was derailed after he couldn't remember a key portion of his platform; namely, which federal agencies he would eliminate if elected president.
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You just can't make this stuff up. Wait a minute. Yes, you can. And for good measure let's throw in Bachmann, Cain, Santorum, Newt so again, Charles K. can call them a "cast of clowns!"
Some people are not smart enough to realize they are toast. His own party made toast of him, and next his state will probably do the same.
Rick: You have 3 years to stick in that thick head of yours the 3 agencies that you intend to abolish: Commerce, Education and Energy.
Go for it Rick, we need the comedy!
The 2016 GOP "audition" is already looking more hilarious than the 2012 one. Perry is Palin in a suit and tie.
Thanks Rick. I sincerely look forward to seeing you in the primaries again. It was hysterical last time. You really added...well...you're special Rick.
You don't have a chance save the tax payers money don't run.
No. Just no.
Please, Please, Please run again!!!
We need another Texas Governor in the white house like we need pet rocks !
Rick Perry / Sarah Palin
Guns/God and Great Hair 2016
If the GOP lets him run just another reason why Democrats would win AGAIN in 2016 whoever so far CNN sees as the democratic potentials.
Oh good, another 4 years dumber and sadly with the gop he will probably be a front runner for the nomonation. Makes it easy for the democrats again.
oh well that ought to do it. Perry VS Clinton? perry wont even come close. and considering these GOP people are as popular as a root canal they really wont see 2016 in the white house.
That makes 2 for the clown bus again. Perry and Rand Paul.
Thank you !!!! Mr. Perry I was really scared you were not going to run . As a democrat I am thrilled
that you will throw your hat in !! Your predjiduces and bigotries and over all ignorance are truely
the definition of the republican party !! Once again , Thanks !!!!
run perry run-we all need another good laugh
You have to be kidding! We are actively seeking a viable Democrat to finally replace him in next years governor election. This has to be a joke – he has to be delusional.
Oh good lawd!!!!! He's an idiot, even by Texas or SC standards.
amazing another out of touch repo . you can't make this stuff up
When you find that candidate, count me in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
As a Texan, this man is a joke. Can't wait to get him out as Governor.